You can convert Artistic text to curves to manipulate individual nodes to change the shape of characters.
To convert Artistic text to curves
1 Select the Artistic text with the Pick tool.
2 Click Arrange, Convert To Curves.
3 Open the Shape Edit Flyout, and click the Shape tool.
4 Shape the text.
• Convertingtexttocurvesensuresthattheappearanceofthefontsusedin your drawing are not compromised when another user views your file.
• After you convert Artistic text to curves, text commands are no longer available. The converted object will print as curves using your printer fonts.
• For more information about using the Shape tool to shape, modify, and delete nodes, see "Drawing and shaping objects" on page 85.
^ • You can also convert text to curves using the Convert To Curves button on the Property Bar.
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